New Delhi, June 6: Several states in India remained under the grip of relentless heatwave even on Thursday with the highest temperature of 47.9 degree Celsius being recorded at Nowgong in Madhya Pradesh. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that heat wave to severe heat wave conditions very likely to prevail over Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha during next 3-4 days. Heatwave Sweeps India: Temperature Nears 50-Degree Mark in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar.
The IMD further informed that thunderstorm/dust storm accompanied with gusty winds (30-40 kmph) at isolated places very likely over Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Punjab and West Uttar Pradesh in the coming days. In the last week, the IMD in its forecast, had informed that parts of northern India will continue to sizzle in the heatwave conditions in the first week of June. It had predicted that the rising heatwave conditions will pass over Vidarbha in Maharashtra over the next five days and over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and south Uttar Pradesh. Heatwave Sweeps India: Temperature Nears 50-Degree Mark in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar, Maharashtra's Chandrapur Sizzles at 44.8 Degrees.
The intense heatwave continued to sweep northern India with the mercury hovering around 47 degrees Celsius in many parts of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. In Delhi, there was no relief as mercury crossed the 44-degrees Celsius mark in some parts of the city. On Wednesday, Nowgong in Madhya Pradesh sizzled with the highest maximum temperature of 47.9 degrees. On Saturday, mercury crossed the 50-degree mark in Rajasthan's Churu, making it the hottest place in the country. Several other places endured maximum temperatures markedly above normal.